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Los Angeles Sparks vs. Phoenix Mercury

The Los Angeles Sparks and the Phoenix Mercury will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at US Airways Center.

Oddsmakers opened the Mercury as -10-point favorites versus the Sparks, while the game's total opened at 156.5

Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 78-65 winner as they battled the Storm on the road. The Mercury covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 143 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 76-69 loser as they battled the Mercury on the road. The Sparks covered in the match as an 8-point underdog, while 145 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 16-18 SU,14-19-1 ATS
Los Angeles is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games
Los Angeles is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games on the road

Phoenix:
Team record: 29-5 SU,21-13 ATS
Phoenix is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Phoenix is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Phoenix's last 11 games
Phoenix is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games at home

Next up:
Los Angeles home to Phoenix Sunday, August 24